noun, plural mas·ti·ca·to·ries.
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Origin of masticatory
OTHER WORDS FROM masticatoryun·mas·ti·ca·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby masticatory
Example sentences from the Web for masticatory
As a masticatory, it leaves an agreeable glowing heat in the mouth.
With lime and the leaves of the betel-pepper, the areca-nuts when green form the celebrated masticatory of the East.
The head contains the masticatory organs, which, frequently having to attack hard substances, must be strongly supported.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
The masticatory organs of Arthropods were jaws disjointed at their symphysis; antennæ, nostrils turned outside in.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Another important masticatory is the tobacco quid with its ingredients of lime and mu-mau juice.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan